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Oil & Gas Association Annual Northeast Industry Summit

March 1
Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA
March 1, 2018
8:00am - 1:15pm

Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association (PIOGA) Members are invited to attend the 6th Annual Northeast Industry Summit, a complimentary educational conference for anyone who would like to learn about the finalists. 

8 am- Registration

9 am- Keynote: Marcellus & Utica Growth, Threats & Opportunities. Kevin Petak, Vice President, ICF

9.20 am- Panel Discussion: The Digital Well Pad.

  • Tom Foster, Editor Northeast ONG
  • Jared Oehring, VP of Technology, U.S Well Services
  • Clint Ford, VP Sales & Marketing, Nabors
  • Jim Neville, Vice President, Equipment & Controls, Inc

10.15 am- Coffee Break

10.45 am-Panel Discussion: Health & Safety Best Practice Update

  • Jim Willis, Editor, Marcellus Drilling News
  • Roger Clegg, Manager of Safety, Blue Racer Midstream
  • Dick Baum, Director of Engineering, Smith & Burgess
  • Joe Marecic, Supervisor – EH&S, Ohio River Supply Hub, Williams 

11.30 am-Legal Panel Discussion: Social Media Best Practices for Employers: Drug & Alcohol Testing: Wage and Hour Class Action Law Suits: Marginal Well Tax Credits: Tax Law Oil & Gas Investment Update.

  • Jeffrey Same, Associate, Labor & Employment Practice, Hodgson Russ LLP
  • Emina Poricanin, Partner, Labor & Employment Practice, Hodgson Russ LLP
  • William Turkovich. Senior Associate, Tax practice, Hodgson Russ LLP
  • Alan Laurita, Partner, Oil & Gas Practice Leader, Hodgson Russ LLP

12.30 pm- Panel Discussion: Environmental best Practice Update

  • Jim Willis, Editor, Marcellus Drilling News
  • Chad McCutcheon, Communications Professional, McCutcheon Enterprises, Inc.
  • Joe Greco, President, Beg Group LLC
  • Melissa Hamsher, Vice President Health, Safety, Environmental & Regulatory, Eclipse Resources

1.15 pm- Summit Finishes

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